Singapore’s health ministry reported 75 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the city-state’s biggest daily increase, as local infections spiked.
Singapore has reported a total of 1,189 infections and suffered six deaths from the global pandemic.
Of the new cases, 69 are local cases with no recent travel history abroad. This brings the total number of cases to 1,189.
According to the Straitstimes, to date, a total of 297 cases have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.
Of the 500 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. The health ministry said 26 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
Meanwhile, 386 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for the coronavirus are being isolated and cared for at Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC.